Richmond, Va. - The Flying Squirrels, Double-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, have announced plans for their Fan Fest and Camp Expo which will take place on Saturday, March 1st, from 9 AM - 12 PM at The Diamond. Fan Fest is the first opportunity for fans to purchase single game tickets for the 2014 season. Individual ticket sales for Fan Fest attendees will begin at The Diamond at 9 AM. Online orders or by phone will start at 10 AM. The annual event is free to attend and will feature music, games, kids bounce houses and a petting zoo. Fans 21 and over may also participate in the premier tasting of the Squirrels newly branded beer, Chin Music, brewed in partnership with Center of the Universe Brewery Co.
The first 25 fans to purchase single game tickets will also receive a free Squirrels T-shirt along with the opportunity to watch fireworks from the field on Opening Night. Fans are also encouraged to bring any gently used baseball gloves to be donated to the Richmond Parks and Recreation Department. For each glove donated, fans will be rewarded one raffle ticket for various prizes. Area camps listed below will also be on hand with information regarding their summer programs.
Fans can also visit the Squirrels Nest presented by Nike Team and save up to 40% off! Save 25% off on kids sweatshirts and long sleeves, 40% off jackets, and 40% off selected hats!
FAN FEST & CAMP EXPO DETAILS
- Individual game tickets go on sale: 9 AM at The Diamond, 10 AM online and by phone
- First 25 fans to purchase tickets receive a free Squirrels T-shirt and opportunity to watch Opening Night fireworks on the field.
- Live Music from the band All In
- Inflatables from Bounce 2 the Moon
- Gently used glove drive and raffle
- Petting Zoo from Broken Road Farm
- Batting Practice with On-Field Emcee Mike Murphy
- Mascot Photo Station with Nutzy, Parker and the Molly Maids
- Nutzyville Kids Zone games - Ring Toss, Duck Pond, Wheel of Fun & Speed Pitch
- Concession items for purchase
- Out with the Old, In With the New Merchandise Sale
In addition to Fan Fest, Squirrels Fans will have the opportunity to learn more about local summer camps around Richmond. Visit Lewis & Clark Leadership, YMCA Camp Silver Beach, Peak Experiences, Uptown Alley and the Rainbow Station table for information about their camps all summer long.
Season-ticket and mini-plan packages for the fifth season of Flying Squirrels baseball are currently available. To purchase tickets or for more information, please call (804) 359-3866 or visit either SquirrelsBaseball.com or the Squirrels' ticket office at The Diamond. The fifth season will open at The Diamond on April 10th, 2014, as for the first time the Squirrels will bring a Flying Circus to Richmond.